Recognized as the National Accountant of the Year by Beta Alpha Psi in 1980, Mr. LeGrange acquired a number of awards and honors over a lengthy career
HOUSTON, TX, July 26, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Ulyesse J. LeGrange with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. LeGrange celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Having accrued 40 years of professional experience with ExxonMobil Corporation, Mr. LeGrange retired from the company in 1991 as the chief financial officer and the senior vice president of Exxon USA. Previously, he held the positions of the vice president and a controller at Exxon Corp in New York from 1977 to 1983. Prior to that appointments, he held the posts of the president of Exxon Pipeline Company from 1975 to 1997. Between 1969 and 1970, he was employed as an assistant controller for Esso Europe Incorporated, an affiliated of Exxon Mobile. His career began in 1951, when he served as a clerical employee at ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge Refinery.
Mr. LeGrange pursued an education at Louisiana State University, graduating, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in accounting in 1951. After receiving his degree, he served in the United States Army as a corporal in the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He is certified as a public accountant in the state of Louisiana.
Recognized as the National Accountant of the Year by Beta Alpha Psi in 1980, Mr. LeGrange acquired a number of awards and honors over a lengthy career. He has been inducted into the Financial Executives International Hall of Fame and Louisiana State University's Business School Hall of Distinction. After retiring from ExxonMobil Corporation and beginning a second career in music, he obtained a U.S. Patent for the creation of a music training device. Among his over 50 pieces of music, he composed a Broadway-type musical that was performed by the Moore's School of Music.
Outside of his immediate professional responsibilities, Mr. LeGrange was the chairman of the audit committee for the American Institute of CPAs, the president of the Houston Chapter of the Financial Executives Institute, and a member of the board of directors for the American Institute of CPAs. In addition to those roles, he was a valuable member of the Tax Research Association of Houston and the finance division of the American Petroleum Institute. He also contributed to the task forces of both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community Mr. LeGrange has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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